Download Unrar.dll for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP

Unrar.dll download. The Unrar.dll file is a dynamic link library for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP. You can fix "The file Unrar.dll is missing." and "Unrar.dll not found." errors by downloading and installing this file from our site.

What is Unrar.dll? What Does It Do?

The Unrar.dll file is a system file including functions needed by many softwares, games, and system tools. This dll file is produced by the Alexander Roshal.

The Unrar.dll file is 0.21 MB. The download links for this file are clean and no user has given any negative feedback. From the time it was offered for download, it has been downloaded 6932 times and it has received 3.0 out of 5 stars.

Operating Systems Compatible with the Unrar.dll File

All Versions of the Unrar.dll File

The last version of the Unrar.dll file is the 5.1.100.1067 version. There have been 6 versions previously released. All versions of the Dll file are listed below from newest to oldest.

  1. 5.1.100.1067 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  2. 5.0.100.965 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  3. 3.50.3.111 - 32 Bit (x86) (2005-07-31) Download directly this version
  4. 3.50.3.111 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  5. 5.0.8.945 - 32 Bit (x86) Download directly this version
  6. 4.20.0 - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-09-30) Download directly this version
  7. 3.93.0 - 32 Bit (x86) (2012-09-30) Download directly this version

How to Download Unrar.dll

  1. Click on the green-colored "Download" button (The button marked in the picture below).
    Starting the download process for Unrar.dll
    Step 1:Starting the download process for Unrar.dll
  2. The downloading page will open after clicking the Download button. After the page opens, in order to download the Unrar.dll file the best server will be found and the download process will begin within a few seconds. In the meantime, you shouldn't close the page.

How to Install Unrar.dll? How to Fix Unrar.dll Errors?

ATTENTION! Before starting the installation, the Unrar.dll file needs to be downloaded. If you have not downloaded it, download the file before continuing with the installation steps. If you don't know how to download it, you can immediately browse the dll download guide above.

Method 1: Copying the Unrar.dll File to the Windows System Folder

  1. The file you are going to download is a compressed file with the ".zip" extension. You cannot directly install the ".zip" file. First, you need to extract the dll file from inside it. So, double-click the file with the ".zip" extension that you downloaded and open the file.
  2. You will see the file named "Unrar.dll" in the window that opens up. This is the file we are going to install. Click the file once with the left mouse button. By doing this you will have chosen the file.
    Choosing the Unrar.dll file
    Step 2:Choosing the Unrar.dll file
  3. Click the "Extract To" symbol marked in the picture. To extract the dll file, it will want you to choose the desired location. Choose the "Desktop" location and click "OK" to extract the file to the desktop. In order to do this, you need to use the Winrar software. If you do not have this software, you can find and download it through a quick search on the Internet.
    Extracting the Unrar.dll file to the desktop
    Step 3:Extracting the Unrar.dll file to the desktop
  4. Copy the "Unrar.dll" file file you extracted.
  5. Paste the dll file you copied into the "C:\Windows\System32" folder.
    Pasting the Unrar.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
    Step 5:Pasting the Unrar.dll file into the Windows/System32 folder
  6. If your system is 64 Bit, copy the "Unrar.dll" file and paste it into "C:\Windows\sysWOW64" folder.
    NOTE! On 64 Bit systems, you must copy the dll file to both the "sysWOW64" and "System32" folders. In other words, both folders need the "Unrar.dll" file.
    Copying the Unrar.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
    Step 6:Copying the Unrar.dll file to the Windows/sysWOW64 folder
  7. In order to run the Command Line as an administrator, complete the following steps.
    NOTE! In this explanation, we ran the Command Line on Windows 10. If you are using one of the Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP operating systems, you can use the same methods to run the Command Line as an administrator. Even though the pictures are taken from Windows 10, the processes are similar.
    1. First, open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" but do not press Enter.
    2. When you see the "Command Line" option among the search results, hit the "CTRL" + "SHIFT" + "ENTER" keys on your keyboard.
    3. A window will pop up asking, "Do you want to run this process?". Confirm it by clicking to "Yes" button.
    Running the Command Line as an administrator
    Step 7:Running the Command Line as an administrator
  8. Paste the command below into the Command Line window that opens up and press Enter key. This command will delete the problematic registry of the Unrar.dll file (Nothing will happen to the file we pasted in the System32 folder, it just deletes the registry from the Windows Registry Editor. The file we pasted in the System32 folder will not be damaged).
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /u Unrar.dll
    Cleaning the problematic registry of the Unrar.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor
    Step 8:Cleaning the problematic registry of the Unrar.dll file from the Windows Registry Editor
  9. If you are using a Windows version that has 64 Bit architecture, after running the above command, you need to run the command below. With this command, we will clean the problematic Unrar.dll registry for 64 Bit (The cleaning process only involves the registries in Regedit. In other words, the dll file you pasted into the SysWoW64 will not be damaged).
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /u Unrar.dll
    Uninstalling the Unrar.dll file's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
    Step 9:Uninstalling the Unrar.dll file's problematic registry from Regedit (for 64 Bit)
  10. You must create a new registry for the dll file that you deleted from the registry editor. In order to do this, copy the command below and paste it into the Command Line and hit Enter.
    %windir%\System32\regsvr32.exe /i Unrar.dll
    Creating a new registry for the Unrar.dll file
    Step 10:Creating a new registry for the Unrar.dll file
  11. If the Windows version you use has 64 Bit architecture, after running the command above, you must run the command below. With this command, you will create a clean registry for the problematic registry of the Unrar.dll file that we deleted.
    %windir%\SysWoW64\regsvr32.exe /i Unrar.dll
    Creating a clean registry for the Unrar.dll file (for 64 Bit)
    Step 11:Creating a clean registry for the Unrar.dll file (for 64 Bit)
  12. You may see certain error messages when running the commands from the command line. These errors will not prevent the installation of the Unrar.dll file. In other words, the installation will finish, but it may give some errors because of certain incompatibilities. After restarting your computer, to see if the installation was successful or not, try running the software that was giving the dll error again. If you continue to get the errors when running the software after the installation, you can try the 2nd Method as an alternative.

Method 2: Copying The Unrar.dll File Into The Software File Folder

  1. In order to install the dll file, you need to find the file folder for the software that was giving you errors such as "Unrar.dll is missing", "Unrar.dll not found" or similar error messages. In order to do that, Right-click the software's shortcut and click the Properties item in the right-click menu that appears.
    Opening the software shortcut properties window
    Step 1:Opening the software shortcut properties window
  2. Click on the Open File Location button that is found in the Properties window that opens up and choose the folder where the application is installed.
    Opening the file folder of the software
    Step 2:Opening the file folder of the software
  3. Copy the Unrar.dll file into the folder we opened.
    Copying the Unrar.dll file into the file folder of the software.
    Step 3:Copying the Unrar.dll file into the file folder of the software.
  4. The installation is complete. Run the software that is giving you the error. If the error is continuing, you may benefit from trying the 3rd Method as an alternative.

Method 3: Doing a Clean Install of the software That Is Giving the Unrar.dll Error

  1. Press the "Windows" + "R" keys at the same time to open the Run tool. Paste the command below into the text field titled "Open" in the Run window that opens and press the Enter key on your keyboard. This command will open the "Programs and Features" tool.
    appwiz.cpl
    Opening the Programs and Features tool with the Appwiz.cpl command
    Step 1:Opening the Programs and Features tool with the Appwiz.cpl command
  2. The softwares listed in the Programs and Features window that opens up are the softwares installed on your computer. Find the software that gives you the dll error and run the "Right-Click > Uninstall" command on this software.
    Uninstalling the software from your computer
    Step 2:Uninstalling the software from your computer
  3. Following the instructions that come up, uninstall the software from your computer and restart your computer.
    Following the verification and instructions for the software uninstall process
    Step 3:Following the verification and instructions for the software uninstall process
  4. 4. After restarting your computer, reinstall the software that was giving you the error.
  5. You can solve the error you are expericing with this method. If the dll error is continuing in spite of the solution methods you are using, the source of the problem is the Windows operating system. In order to solve dll errors in Windows you will need to complete the 4th Method and the 5th Method in the list.

Method 4: Solving the Unrar.dll Error using the Windows System File Checker (sfc /scannow)

  1. In order to run the Command Line as an administrator, complete the following steps.
    NOTE! In this explanation, we ran the Command Line on Windows 10. If you are using one of the Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP operating systems, you can use the same methods to run the Command Line as an administrator. Even though the pictures are taken from Windows 10, the processes are similar.
    1. First, open the Start Menu and before clicking anywhere, type "cmd" but do not press Enter.
    2. When you see the "Command Line" option among the search results, hit the "CTRL" + "SHIFT" + "ENTER" keys on your keyboard.
    3. A window will pop up asking, "Do you want to run this process?". Confirm it by clicking to "Yes" button.
    Running the Command Line as an administrator
    Step 1:Running the Command Line as an administrator
  2. Type the command below into the Command Line page that comes up and run it by pressing Enter on your keyboard.
    sfc /scannow
    Getting rid of Windows Dll errors by running the sfc /scannow command
    Step 2:Getting rid of Windows Dll errors by running the sfc /scannow command
  3. The process can take some time depending on your computer and the condition of the errors in the system. Before the process is finished, don't close the command line! When the process is finished, try restarting the software that you are experiencing the errors in after closing the command line.

Method 5: Fixing the Unrar.dll Error by Manually Updating Windows

Some softwares require updated dll files from the operating system. If your operating system is not updated, this requirement is not met and you will receive dll errors. Because of this, updating your operating system may solve the dll errors you are experiencing.

Most of the time, operating systems are automatically updated. However, in some situations, the automatic updates may not work. For situations like this, you may need to check for updates manually.

For every Windows version, the process of manually checking for updates is different. Because of this, we prepared a special guide for each Windows version. You can get our guides to manually check for updates based on the Windows version you use through the links below.

Guides to Manually Update the Windows Operating System

  1. Guide to Manually Update Windows 10
  2. Guide to Manually Update Windows 8.1 and Windows 8
  3. Guide to Manually Update Windows 7 and Windows Vista
  4. Guide to Manually Update Windows XP

The Most Seen Unrar.dll Errors

It's possible that during the softwares' installation or while using them, the Unrar.dll file was damaged or deleted. You can generally see error messages listed below or similar ones in situations like this.

These errors we see are not unsolvable. If you've also received an error message like this, first you must download the Unrar.dll file by clicking the "Download" button in this page's top section. After downloading the file, you should install the file and complete the solution methods explained a little bit above on this page and mount it in Windows. If you do not have a hardware problem, one of the methods explained in this article will solve your problem.

  1. "Unrar.dll not found." error
  2. "The file Unrar.dll is missing." error
  3. "Unrar.dll access violation." error
  4. "Cannot register Unrar.dll." error
  5. "Cannot find Unrar.dll." error
  6. "This application failed to start because Unrar.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." error

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